Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Saturday 2nd September 2023
A family fun celebration of culture, hospitality, art and free entertainment, Four Lanes Festival returns to the city in early September.
The festival encourages people to wander four key areas:
for the Noodle Market and tastes of Asia
FIDDLE LANE and BUXTON SQUARE
which will host Sturgeons Fun Fair, complete with Ferris wheel and live entertainment from Nelson including jazz band Fat Sally and the Splankies, youth bands The De Campos Club, Parallel Park and Reece Milton, and blues and RnB band Juke Joint
OLD BANK LANE
will turn into a not-to-be-missed silent disco
will transport you into the Latin Quarter with a festival of Latin dancing, singing, food and entertainment including Sophia Moreno, The Sambassadors, Alvaro Saura, Pablo Merengue, Zumba, Transandinos and DJ Green Chilli to finish off the night.
Throughout the lanes, roving street performers Ragged Crow Morris Dancing and the Twisty Twins will show off their talents.
The festival is organised by Nelson City Council in conjunction with Uniquely Nelson.